The Crossing Guard


1h 57m 1995

Brief Synopsis

It's been six years since the lives of Freddy Gale and John Booth collided in a single act of destiny--a chance incident that sentenced Booth to prison, and turned Freddy's life into a living hell driven by a single objective: revenge. Booth is set free and Freddy springs into action. As the clock ticks toward their imminent confrontation, Freddy sorts out his relationship with his ex-wife, who has traveled a different path to cope with her ruined marriage, while Booth, struggling to justify his own right to go on living, finds solace in the gentle spirit of a young painter.

Film Details

Also Known As
Crossing Guard, Hämnden, Three Days for the Truth
MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Drama
Thriller
Release Date
1995
Distribution Company
ALLIANCE RELEASING/MIRAMAX
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 57m

Synopsis

It's been six years since the lives of Freddy Gale and John Booth collided in a single act of destiny--a chance incident that sentenced Booth to prison, and turned Freddy's life into a living hell driven by a single objective: revenge. Booth is set free and Freddy springs into action. As the clock ticks toward their imminent confrontation, Freddy sorts out his relationship with his ex-wife, who has traveled a different path to cope with her ruined marriage, while Booth, struggling to justify his own right to go on living, finds solace in the gentle spirit of a young painter.

Film Details

Also Known As
Crossing Guard, Hämnden, Three Days for the Truth
MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Drama
Thriller
Release Date
1995
Distribution Company
ALLIANCE RELEASING/MIRAMAX
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 57m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Fall November 15, 1995

Expanded Release in United States November 17, 1995

Expanded Release in United States November 22, 1995

Expanded Release in United States December 1, 1995

Expanded Release in United States December 8, 1995

Released in United States on Video June 25, 1996

Released in United States 1995

Released in United States September 1995

Shown at Venice Film Festival (in competition) August 30 - September 9, 1995.

Shown at Deauville Film Festival (Panorama) September 1-10, 1995.

Second feature-length effort for Sean Penn who marked his directorial debut with "The Indian Runner" (USA/1991).

Completed shooting March 24, 1994.

Began shooting January 12, 1994.

Released in United States Fall November 15, 1995

Expanded Release in United States November 17, 1995

Expanded Release in United States November 22, 1995

Expanded Release in United States December 1, 1995

Expanded Release in United States December 8, 1995

Released in United States on Video June 25, 1996

Released in United States 1995 (Shown at Venice Film Festival (in competition) August 30 - September 9, 1995.)

Released in United States September 1995 (Shown at Deauville Film Festival (Panorama) September 1-10, 1995.)